The Violence Prevention Center at 618-482-6793, can help you prepare a request for an Order of Protection. Project Heaven at 618-274-7307 can also help in preparing a request for an Order of Protection. Issued by a Judge, it will forbid the abuser from bothering you, If the offender violates the order, jail penalties are enforced. If you have filed for divorce, you should seek the order of protection in civil court. Project H.E.A.V.E.N. also offers Counseling, Referrals, Courtroom Advocacy, and Support Groups.